Italianate

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Italian +‎ -ate

Adjective[edit]

Italianate ‎(comparative more Italianate, superlative most Italianate)

  1. Italian in style or character.
    • 2001, Death by Darjeeling, Laura Childs, Page 15
      "This was a residence designed for living on a grand scale, with gilt chandeliers dangling overhead, rich oil paintings adorning walls, and Italianate marble fireplaces in every room."

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Verb[edit]

Italianate ‎(third-person singular simple present Italianates, present participle Italianating, simple past and past participle Italianated)

  1. To Italianize